Can Positivity be Toxic?

“When you create tunnel vision for positivity you are not allowing yourself to face your reality.” Evelyn Espinoza The simple answer is — YES! The more complex answer– only if you allow it. You see, positivity can be toxic if you deny yourself your other emotions. When you create tunnel vision for positivity you are…

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4 Simple Steps to Follow Through

We are still in the beginning of the year and I don’t know about you but I feel like a lot has happened already. It was only 8 weeks ago that we set our New Year resolutions. It’s about this time that most of us start to slow down and become ‘busy’ with other things.…

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Why you shouldn’t Underestimate Positivity

If I no longer decide to be positive, what is my alternative? ‘What you think, you become.’ Our thoughts, our consciousness and actions are what makes us who we are. It leads to what we say, to our actions and perspective of the world. Which is why positivity is so important.  There has been this…

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A New Start

It has been roughly two months since I have written anything for Positively Confident. I haven’t posted anything and for a while I felt guilty. I felt like I was letting you and myself down. As the weeks went by I kept feeling like I had a bunch of extra time and I was forgetting…

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Is Positivity Really Worth the Effort

Everyone around us seems to say, almost like a habit—“just be positive about it and everything will turn out alright.” I’ve even said these words to family, friends, and myself. These are not wrong words to say, they just lack a certain reality. Just being positive about something doesn’t always guarantee that you or the…

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How can I get my Happiness?

So many different websites try to explain the different categories of life that should help create happiness– work, health, money, family, religion, your purpose, and even relationships. Happiness is a hard word to describe because it looks and feels different for everyone. I am no expert on happiness, but I do know I am happy.…

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The Pain of Rejection

So many of us want to feel that we are better and stronger than any negative emotions that we may encounter on a day to day basis. We allow ourselves to become angry or frustrated and then we quickly allow ourselves to brush the situation out of mind. We may say to ourselves, whatever, I don’t…

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The Beginning

  For a while now I have been trying to figure out what I was going to write. I had a swirl of thoughts and questions… I became lost as to what kind of message I wanted to send to readers. What would women want to read? As a woman, myself what would I want to…

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